Polo immersion day at the Longines Deauville International Equestrian Complex

Horse riding, Polo

Pôle International du Cheval
Longines Deauville


  • Ecole Française d'Equitation
  • French Pony Club


  • Private parking and garage
  • Restaurant - Table d'hôtes


Opening days and times

Opening days and times :

The day starts soon with a horseback tour on the beach of Deauville with polo horses. At 8:30 am, back to the stables to have breakfast at "Le Grand Manège" restaurant, situated at the Longines Deauville International Equestrian Complex.

And then, let’s start the initiation lesson! Participants can learn basic polo techniques for two hours: how to use the mallet and approach the ball, foot gestures and actions. The initiation phase is done on a wooden horse for safety reasons. Then, the participants ride a real horse and compete on the field during a friendly match.
After the polo lesson, they enjoy some free time in Deauville to visit the city and have lunch.

In the afternoon, they watch a match of the Barrière Deauville Polo Cup at the Deauville–La Touques racecourse. These matches are commented by professionals who explain in detail goals, penalties, how players are placed on the field and much more. At the end of the match, the participants have the great opportunity to meet the players to talk to them, take photos and ask for autographs.

Day schedule:
- 7 am: departure for a horseback tour on the beach
- 8:30 am: back to the stables
- 9 am: breakfast at the Le Grand Manège restaurant
- 10 am: polo initiation lesson
- Lunch and free time in Deauville
- 5 pm: Barrière Deauville Polo Cup match

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